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2015 Tesla Model S P85D, May 2015   [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla Model S to tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Electric cars have proven to be the weapon of choice for many tackling the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in recent years. In fact, last year’s overall winner was powered solely by a battery and electric motor. The air gets thinner the higher you go up and this has a detrimental effect on the... read more

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2016 Tesla Model S gets first styling update since launch

Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3 electric sedan has been dominating the internet for the past couple of weeks, what with more than 300,000 early adopters putting down... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P90D and Boeing 737 drag race

Watch a Tesla Model S drag race a Boeing 737

You’ve already seen the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:NSDQ] Model S go up against the world’s top supercars. Now it’s been pitted against a Boeing 737. We know this... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
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Brabus modifies the Tesla Model S

German tuning firm Brabus is best known for its tuned Mercedes-Benzes, but the firm has now set its sights on the luxury and performance world's rising star: The Tesla Motors... read more March 10, 2016 by


 
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Tesla Model S to go racing in new Electric GT World Series

The world’s first sanctioned electric car racing series, the Formula E Championship, is now into its second season and by all accounts appears to be growing in... read more March 10, 2016 by


 
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Tesla planning Model S P100D with 100-kwh battery?

A software hacker may have spoiled Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] plans for its next major product announcement, which may be a new, higher-capacity battery. Hacker Jason Hughes... read more March 7, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S for kids by Radio Flyer

Radio Flyer Makes A Tesla Model S For Kids: Video

The Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S is undoubtedly a popular car, apparently even with kids. Radio Flyer teamed up with Tesla to make a pint-sized Model S for a slightly... read more February 17, 2016 by


 
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Tesla Quietly Kills 85-kWh Model S Battery Pack Option

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has defined the market for the electric car and now it is further defining its own lineup. Rolling into 2016, the Silicon Valley automaker offered... read more February 9, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla Software Update Curbs Some Autopilot Functionality But Adds Remote Parking

Late last year we saw Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] beam across a software update for its Model S that allowed the car to steer itself in certain situations. Videos posted to... read more January 10, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S owner tests Autopilot system from back seat

Don’t Be This Idiot: Tesla Model S Owner Tests Autopilot System From Back Seat

In the same week Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk announced the company will be implementing some constraints on its Autopilot autonomous system to prevent some of the... read more November 10, 2015 by


 
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Tesla Plans Constraints For Autopilot System After Several Near Misses: Video

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] recently launched a software update for its Model S enabling the car to drive autonomously in certain situations, such as along a multilane highway... read more November 6, 2015 by


 
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Tesla Model S Hit Hard In Consumer Reports Reliability Rankings

Remember this past August when the Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' own 100-point scale during testing? The Model S P85D tested received a score of 103 points as it... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
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Tesla Owners Begin Posting Autopilot Videos

Well, that didn't take long. Yesterday, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] released its Version 7.0 software update which contains the new Autopilot feature, and Model S drivers have... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
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Tesla Version 7.0 Software Update Activates First Autopilot Features

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has been teasing Model S owners with its planned Autopilot autonomous driving system for quite some time now. The hardware necessary for the system... read more October 15, 2015 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche Mission E: Gearing up to go faster than Tesla Model S?

The Porsche Mission E concept, if it’s headed to production, could end up being quite the rival to Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P90D. And just as in the Model S... read more October 8, 2015 by


 
Thunder Power Sedan concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Thunder Power Sedan Is Taiwan's Take On The Tesla Model S

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is currently the go-to machine for those looking to add electrified style and performance in their life. Other automakers have, of course, noticed... read more September 17, 2015 by


 
 

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